Yancy Vance Paredes

699 S Mill Ave · Tempe, AZ 85281 · yvmparedes [at] asu [dot] edu

PhD in Computer Science. My research interests are in the areas of assessments, adaptive educational systems, and learning analytics.


Arizona State University

Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science

Arizona State University

Master of Science in Computer Science

Ateneo de Davao University

Bachelor of Science in Information Technolgoy
Honors: Summa Cum Laude, Class Salutatorian


Computing Systems and Informatics Research Laboratory

Graduate Research Associate under the supervision of Sharon I-Han Hsiao, Ph.D.


Laboratory of Analytic Sciences

Summer Conference on Applied Data Science Intern


Center for Human, Artificial Intelligence and Robot Teaming

Graduate Research Associate under the supervision of Nancy Cooke, Ph.D.


ASU Advanced Distributed Learning Partnership Laboratory

Graduate Research Associate under the supervision of Scotty D. Craig, Ph.D.


Ateneo Laboratory for the Learning Sciences

Graduate Student under the supervision of Ma. Mercedes T. Rodrigo, Ph.D.



An updated list of my publications can be found on my Google Scholar profile.

Paredes, Y.V., Hsiao, I.-H. & Lin, Y. (2018). Personalized Guidance on How to Review Paper-based Assessments. Full research paper presented at the International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE 2018) [in press]

Paredes, Y.V., Azcona, D., Hsiao, I.-H. & Smeaton, A. (2018). Learning by Reviewing Paper-based Programming Assessments. Full research paper presented at the 13th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning (EC-TEL 2018) [nominated for best paper award] [paper]

Paredes, Y.V., Azcona, D., Hsiao, I.-H. & Smeaton, A. (2018). Predictive Modelling of Student Reviewing Behaviors in an Introductory Programming Course. Paper presented at the Educational Data Mining in Computer Science Education Workshop (CSEDM 2018) [paper]

Paredes, Y.V., Huang, P.-K. & Hsiao, I.-H. (2017). Understanding Student’s Reviewing and Reflection Behaviors Using Web-based Programming Grading Assistant. Demo paper presented at the 10th International Conference on Educational Data Mining (EDM 2017) [paper]

Villamor, M., Rodrigo, M.M.T, Paredes, Y.V., Martinez, J., Samaco, J.D. & Cortez, J.F. (2017). Assessing the Collaboration Quality in the Pair Program Tracing and Debugging Eye-Tracking Experiment. Poster presented at the 18th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education (AIED 2017) [paper]

Paredes, Y.V., Huang, P.-K., Murphy, H. & Hsiao, I.-H. (2017). A Subjective Evaluation of Web-based Programming Grading Assistant: harnessing digital footprints from paper-based assessments. Paper presented at the 2nd International Workshop on Learning Analytics Across Spaces (CROSS-LAK 2017) [paper]

Andres, J. M. L., Rodrigo, M. M. T., Sugay, J. O., Banawan, M. P., Paredes, Y.V., Dela Cruz, J. S., & Palaoag, T. (2015). More fun in the Philippines?  Factors affecting transfer of Western field methods to one developing world context. 6th International Workshop on Culturally Aware Tutoring Systems (CATS 2015) held in conjunction with the Artificial Intelligence in Education Conference (AIED 2015) [paper]

Banawan, M., Villamor, M., Paredes, Y.V., Tecson, C., Badoy, W., Geralde, J. R., Rodrigo, M. M. T. (2014). An Examination of Affect and its Relationship with Learning among Students using SimStudent. Short paper presented at the International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE 2014) [paper]


Arizona State University

Graduate Teaching Associate

Undergraduate courses handled: Data Structures and Algorithms, Object-Oriented Programming and Data Structures, Introduction to Informatics, Computer Science Capstone Project, Principles of Programming Languages, Data Visualization, Introduction to Engineering


Ateneo de Davao University

Full-Time Instructor

Undergraduate courses taught: Fundamentals of Programming, Object-Oriented Programming, Data Structures and Algorithms, Database Management Systems I, Web Application Development Using Django Web Framework, and Introduction to Data Science



9th Learning Analytics & Knowledge Conference (LAK 2019)

Website Manager

March 4-8, 2019, Tempe, Arizona

1st Information and Computing Education Conference (ICE 2018)

Program Committee

October 4-6, 2018, Cebu, Philippines

12th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning (EC-TEL 2017)

Additional Reviewer

September 12-15, 2017, Tallinn, Estonia


Web-Based Programming Grading Assistant

An online research platform that aids the digitization, grading, and distribution of paper-based assessments. This system is used by some of the Computer Science courses at the Arizona State University.


ORB Management System

A cloud service running on Amazon Web Service and written using Django web framework and MySQL. It aims to provide a free online platform for room owners to advertise to prospective tenants their rooms for rent. It includes an accounting subsystem to help room owners manage their business.


Davao City Jeepney Guide

A free Android application written using Java and powered by Google Maps API. It aims to help tourists or locals in riding the jeepney in Davao City. It suggests possible jeepney routes from point A to point B. No Internet connection is required to use the application.


Design and Implementation of an Online Repository Web Service Using Cloud Computing

A system written using Java and MySQL. It aims to provide users an online repository web service in the cloud where they can manage their research works and share it to different institutions.


Fer-Air Car-Aircon Repair Shop Management Information System

A system written using VB.NET and MySQL. It aims to automate and improve the business’ processes and integrate the job order, billing, inventory and cash disbursement systems.



Programming Languages & Tools